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Afternoon Buzz: ‘El Chapo’ found guilty on all counts, Police release image of suspect wanted in fatal subway shooting

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Tuesday, February 12

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump declared that he was “not happy” about the bipartisan border security compromise negotiated by congressional leaders.

• Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán has been found guilty on all counts.

• A box filled with law enforcement magazines was used to lure a thief that stole packages from an Upper West Side apartment building.

IN QUEENS
• Police released an image of a man they say took part in a gang fight that left a man shot dead on a train platform.

• A man was fatally shot on the street after leaving a karaoke bar in Flushing.

• A Siena College poll found that 56% of voters back the billion-dollar deal to bring Amazon to Queens.

SUBWAY STATUS
• F trains are running on the E line between Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av and 5 Av in both directions.

• M trains are running on the F line between 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr and 36 St (Qns) in both directions.

• Expect delays in E, F, M and R train service.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• 27 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 22 min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 19 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 26 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

SCOREBOARD
• The Brooklyn Nets (29-29) fell to the Toronto Raptors, 127-125.

• The Knicks (10-46) lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 107-104.

• The Rangers will take on the Winnipeg Jets tonight at 8.

• The Islanders will battle the Buffalo Sabres tonight at 7.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Rapper 21 Savage has been released on bond pending a deportation hearing.

• The ‘Coming to America’ sequel is set to be released in 2020.

• Cardi B deleted her Instagram account shortly after becoming the first solo woman to win the Grammy for best rap album.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• NCIS (NBC, 8PM) – A malnourished and confused 9 year old is found hiding in a storage unit, causing NCIS to reopen an old missing persons case when the girl is believed to be the daughter of a Navy recruit who disappeared 10 years ago.

• This Is Us (NBC, 9PM) – Kevin attempts to help Nicky. Randall and Kate reflect on differing memories of their childhood.

• The Rookie (ABC, 10PM) – The most dangerous day of the year—Valentine’s Day—has the team on high alert, and Officer Nolan invites everyone over for a party now that he is single.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Hairspray – Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

• HULU: The Bourne Ultimatum – Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless C.I.A. official and his Agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.

• AMAZON PRIME: Terminator 2: Judgement Day – A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.

TECHNOLOGY
• Pokémon Go is getting a vastly improved AR photo mode very soon.

• Russia is considering whether to disconnect from the global internet briefly, as part of a test of its cyber-defenses.

• Microsoft wants users to stop using Internet Explorer.

#TRENDINGNY
• #snowday

• #GRAMMYs

• Cardi

• Motown

• Nicki

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Glendale – Mint 2 Family 3 bedrooms over 2 full fin. bsmt, box rooms, wood floors, private yard. Located near all. Asking $829,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Sale – Maspeth – Solid Brick Ranch Style Home In The Heart Of Middle Village Near Juniper Park! Generous Living Room, 2 Bedrooms Including Queen Master Bedroom, Plus Completely Finished Basement! All On One Floor, With Parking Spot & Yard! Asking $599,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Jamaica – 4 p.m. – African American Stories and Songs with Bobaloo.  Queens Library, 117-11 Sutphin Blvd.

• Fresh Meadows – 5 p.m. – Q&A with CBS News chief White House corespondent Major Garrett. St. John’s D’Angelo Center, Room 307, 80-00 Utopia Parkway

• Cambria Heights – 6:30 p.m – 105th Precinct Sector C build the Block Meeting. Campus Magnet High School Library, 207-11 116th Ave.

• Jamaica – 6:30 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts community roundtable. Harvest Room, 90-40 160th St.

• Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting.  VFW Post #150, 51-11 108th Street

• Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

•  Glendale – 8 p.m. – Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol membership meeting. Saint Pancras School’s Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

• Jamaica - 8 p.m. – Stringer delivers remarks at Southeast Queens Civic Association Meeting. Robert Ross Johson Family Center, 172-17 Linden Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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February 13th, 2019 at 12:54 pm

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